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What is the cause of a change in the appearance of stools to round balls?

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What is the cause of a change in the appearance of stools from tube-like to rounded balls of about 1-2 cm diameter?
Posted Thu, 5 Jul 2012 in Constipation
Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 11 minutes later

It Seems you are constipated

Increase the content of fiber in your diet
Drink lot of fluids orally

And if need be add a stool softner like Liquid Paraffin at bed time

Hope this helps
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